King, Queen Attend Funeral For Storm Victims

King Felipe and Queen Letizia were back in the Balearic Islands today to honor the victims of recent storms and flooding there.

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The King and Queen flew to Mallorca last week to visit rescue workers and affected communities.


King Takes The Metro

King Felipe took a ride on the Madrid metro this morning to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the service’s first line.

His Majesty took the same route his great grandfather, King Alfonso XIII, took a century ago.

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The Madrid Metro service is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive.

Royals Celebrate National Day

King Felipe, Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia presided over the annual National Day military parade in Madrid today.




The press marked the event, and reception at the Royal Palace later, as one where Princess Leonor continued her debut as heir to the throne.

She is now being driven to official events in her own separate car. The Royal Household also recently unveiled her own standard.

Catalan Parliament Censures King

The Catalan Parliament this week agreed to a resolution to censure King Felipe and call for the abolition of the monarchy.

The move was in response to the King’s speech last year in response to the region’s illegal referendum on independence.

El debat sobre la recuperació de la convivència acaba amb l'aprovació de trenta resolucions

Pro-independence parties were divided earlier this week and were unable to approve the motion.

But left wing parliamentarians who are not pro-independence moved a resolution of their own, which succeeded.

The Socialist central government said it would challenge the resolution as against the Constitution and the Head of State.